Being Mean

When she told me I was average she was just being mean.

Yang and Lee

“So, if I tie my serial communications cable into a knot, will that change the parity of the electrons?” “Of course it won’t change. Recall that Yang and Lee got the Nobel Prize in ’57 for showing that parity is knot-conserved.”

Good Chemistry

If you’re not part of the solution, you must be part of the precipitate.

Zoologists vs. Paleontologists

A controversy is raging this morning in the French Academy of Sciences between factions of zoologists and paleontologists. The argument centers on the identification of a fossil skull found by student naturalists doing field work near the northern French village of D’Eau-Remy. The more conservative scientists hold the majority opinion that the skull is from […]